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Barry Sonnenfeld to direct 'Funny in Farsi' pilot

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Barry Sonnenfeld will direct and executive produce the ABC comedy pilot Funny in Farsi, an adaptation of Firoozeh Dumas’ memoir about a family of Iranian immigrants in Newport Beach, Calif. in the 1970s. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sonnenfeld is also expected to direct and exec produce another pilot for the Alphabet as part of his recent two-year first-look deal with the network and ABC Studios.

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